Pubic Hair Transplant

  • Sungjoo Hwang


Hypotrichosis or atrichosis is a heterogeneous group of diseases with the majority being idiopathic (Fig. 1) [1, 2, 3, 4, 5]. These diseases, common in Mongolian women but rare in Caucasian women, often cause the patient psychological problems such as low self-esteem and consequent social withdrawal [6]. Surgical treatment may help the patient in recovering their mental health [7, 8]. Before the surgical procedure, the patient’s expectations and the transplant hairline design should be identified.
Fig. 1.

Pubic hypotrichosis in a 26-year-old woman


Hair Growth Allergic Contact Dermatitis Scalp Hair Pubic Hair Recipient Site 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sungjoo Hwang
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Korea
  2. 2.American Board of Hair Restoration SurgeryUSA

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